Employee Highlight of Jaclyn Branham, Production Associate for The Fredericks Company
September 7, 2021 by Jonathan Lance

Employee Spotlight: Jaclyn Branham

One of the things that makes The Fredericks Company great is our dedicated and highly valued employees who excel in various positions. Because we have such a great team, we’ve decided to highlight team members in our blog!

Today, we are shining the spotlight on Jaclyn Branham. Jaclyn is a Production Associate with a strong mechanical aptitude and is skilled in welding, machining, and glass forming. While she takes on many jobs here at the company, her primary focus is in the manufacturing of glass Bayard Alpert hot ion vacuum gauges, nude Bayard Alpert hot ion vacuum gauges and she is currently learning glass ampoule forming. Jaclyn started working at The Fredericks Company in 2017, and continues to provide quality glass products and innovative solutions for all of our customers.

Read on to learn more about Jaclyn Branham:

What has changed since you started working with the company?

The Fredericks Company has embraced and implemented new technology in our manufacturing processes and developed many new products that allow us to continue to be industry-leaders in the areas of vacuum and tilt measurement.

What has improved since you started working with the company?

We’ve made substantial improvements to our manufacturing procedures, documentation, and work instructions over the course of my time here to continue to guarantee that we’re providing the best quality products to our customers. During the pandemic, The Fredreicks Company went above and beyond to keep all of us safe by installing various measures to mitigate spread of the virus.

What do you enjoy most about your position?

I really enjoy working with my coworkers to solve problems and the opportunity to collaborate with everyone to continuously improve our manufacturing processes.

What do you find more challenging about your role?

Being a mother of three and an employee can be challenging. Since I started in 2017, The Fredericks Company made it a priority to accommodate my schedule and allow me to spend more time with my children.

Before working at The Fredericks Company, what was the most unusual or interesting job you’ve ever had?

I studied Business Management at Bloomsburg University and worked at my family’s business as welder and fabricator since I was 15. The skills that I learned there have greatly benefited me while working at The Fredericks Company.

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